Norooz (The Persian New Year)
Celebrated in March, it always begins on the first day of spring. Noroozhas been celebrated for at least 3,000 years. In Iran, Noroozis an official holiday lasting for 13 days during which most national functions including schools are off and festivities take place.
In China eggs represent fertility. A charming custom is giving hard-boiled eggs, dyed red, to show happiness as birth announcements.
May 1st, International Labour Day
Celebrated in Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yemen, Zaire, Zambia.
Sources:http://persiannewyears.org/?page_id=18 http://www.funolicious.com/fun_facts/cultural_facts.html http://www.passportsandvisas.com/blog/category/international-holidays-by-month/